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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: Robert McBride Ltd
Company City/Town: Hull
Company Nation/Region: England
Penalty: £493,441
Year: 2022
Date: 7 April, 2022
Offence Group: safety-related offences
Offence Type: workplace safety or health violation
Violation Description: Robert McBride Ltd pleaded guilty to breaching Regulation 6(1) of the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR) 2002 after a 31-year-old worker suffered 13 per cent superficial burns to his right arm and hand following the ignition of flammable vapours at the company's site. The company was fined £480,000 and ordered to pay costs of £13,441.80.
Settlement Type: Guilty Plea
Agency: Health and Safety Executive
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